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Allergy Quiz

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Knowing the kind of allergy your patient (or YOU) suffers from can help you determine the right and wrong care and treatment ~ not to mention help you in identifying potential allergens right in the hospital!

See how much you know about the four types of allergies!

Dry, irritated, cracked, pruritic skin that extends beyond area of contact is a symptom of what type of allergy?





Shortness of breath, spike in temperature, sweating, convulsions are a symptom of what type of allergy?





A dust mite allergy is an example of which type of allergy?





The symptoms of this type of allergy (chemical allergy) include erythema, swelling, cracking, itching, weeping and dryness of the skin at the site. The dermatitis may also extend beyond the area of contact.





Blood transfusion reactions are an example of which type of allergy?





If the allergic reaction first occurs 12 to 72 hours after contact, it’s an example of which type of allergy?





Transplant rejection is typical of which type of allergy?





An animal hair allergy is an example of which type of allergy?





Contact allergies (e.g. nickel allergy) are typical of which type of allergy?





Blood group intolerance is an example of which type of allergy?





The symptoms of this type of allergy commonly (such as a latex allergy) include swelling and redness, local to the site of exposure, and non-specific symptoms such as itching and burning.





Alveolitis (Farmer’s Lung), Nephritis (inflammation of the kidneys) and Arthritis (inflammation of the joints) are examples of which type of allergy?







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